All Quotes and Proverbs

"If we love God while thinking that he does not exist, he will manifest his existence."

Simone Weil
Simone Weil "Detachment"

Rating: 7.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"If we men married the women we deserved, we should have a very bad time of it."

Oscar Wilde
Oscar Wilde "An Ideal Husband"

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"If we open a quarrel between the past and the present, we shall find that we have lost the future."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"If we really think that home is elsewhere and that this life is a "wandering to find home", why should we not look forward to the arrival?"


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"If we survive danger it steels our courage more than anything else."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"If wine is fine, everything is fine, and if it's bad, never mind, as long as it is wine."


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"If winning isn't everything, why do they keep score?"


Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"If women ruled the world and we all got massages, there would be no war."


Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"If women were good, God would have one."


Rating: 2.67 (Number of Voters: 6)

"If words were invented to conceal thought, I think that newspapers are a great improvement on a bad invention."

Henry David Thoreau
Henry David Thoreau "The Writings of Henry David Thoreau"

Rating: 6.83 (Number of Voters: 6)

"If you are going through hell, keep going."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor."


Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"If you are not afraid of the voices inside you, you will not fear the critics outside you."


Rating: 7.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"If you are patient in one moment of anger, you will escape a hundred days of sorrow."


Rating: 5.83 (Number of Voters: 6)

"If you are poor, avoid wine as a costly luxury; if you are rich, shun it as a fatal indulgence. Stick to plain water."

Herman Melville
Herman Melville "Israel Potter"

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"If you are thinking of becoming a Christian, I warn you, you are embarking on something which is going to take the whole of you, brains and all."

Clive Staples Lewis
Clive Staples Lewis "Mere Christianity"

Rating: 6.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"If you are what you eat and you don't know what you're eating, do you know who you are?"


Rating: 6.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"If you attack the establishment long enough and hard enough, they will make you a member of it."


Rating: 3.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"If you can actually count your money you are not really a rich man."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"If you can dream it, you can do it. Always remember that this whole thing was started with a dream and a mouse."


Rating: 9.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"If you can't appreciate it, you don't deserve it."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"If you can't be a good example, then you'll just have to be a terrible warning."


Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"If you can't make knowledge your servant, make it your friend."

Baltasar Gracian
Baltasar Gracian "The Art of Worldly Wisdom"

Rating: 6.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"If you can't sleep, don't count sheep. Talk to the Shepherd."


Rating: 9.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way."


Rating: 2.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"If you cry because the sun has gone out of your life, your tears will prevent you from seeing the stars."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"If you depend on others to make you happy, you will be endlessly disappointed."


Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"If you describe things as better than they are, you are considered to be a romantic; if you describe things as worse than they are, you will be called a realist; and if you describe things exactly as they are, you will be thought of as a satirist."

Quentin Crisp
Quentin Crisp "The Naked Civil Servant"

Rating: 3.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"If you do love me, you will find me out."


Rating: 7.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"If you do not tell the truth about yourself you cannot tell it about other people."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"If you do not think about the future, you cannot have one."

John Galsworthy
John Galsworthy "Swan Song"

Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"If you don't believe in ghosts, you've never been to a family reunion."


Rating: 5.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"If you don't believe in something, you'll fall for anything."


Rating: 5.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"If you don't have a dream how you gonna have a dream come true?"

Oscar Hammerstein from song
Oscar Hammerstein from song "Happy Talk"

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"If you don't have enemies, you don't have character."


Rating: 6.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"If you don't know foreign languages, you don't know anything about your own."

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe "Art and Antiquity"

Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"If you don't know how to die, don't worry; Nature will tell you what to do on the spot, fully and adequately. She will do this job perfectly for you; don't bother your head about it."


Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"If you don't read the newspaper, you are uninformed; if you do read the newspaper, you are misinformed."


Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"If you don't trust your abilities, nobody else will."


Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"If you don't understand yourself you don't understand anybody else."

Nikki Giovanni
Nikki Giovanni "A Dialogue"

Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"If you don't want to work, you have to work to earn enough money so that you won't have to work."


Rating: 6.17 (Number of Voters: 6)

"If you educate a man you educate a person, but if you educate a woman you educate a family."


Rating: 2.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"If you ever find happiness by hunting for it, you will find it, as the old woman did her lost spectacles, safe on her own nose all the time."


Rating: 5.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"If you fear loneliness, then don't get married."


Rating: 7.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"If you find it in your heart to care for somebody else, you will have succeeded."


Rating: 1.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"If you gave me something I need more than you do, you've given me a gift; If you've given me something you need more than I do, you've gifted me with love."


Rating: 3.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"If you get up one time more than you fall, you will make it through."


Rating: 6.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"If you go looking for a friend, you're going to find they're very scarce. If you go out to be a friend, you'll find them everywhere."


Rating: 5.80 (Number of Voters: 5)